EU €200,000 grant for project to shield children from sexual violence

ChildLink yesterday signed an agreement with the European Union (EU) for a €200,000 grant for its ‘Empowering Children in Difficult Circumstances’ project.

According to a press release, the grant will be funded from the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2012-2013 country allocation for Guyana.

The overall objective of the project is to strengthen policies, practices and approaches to ensure social welfare services to prevent and protect 12,650 children from sexual violence by December 2015. Further, the activities foreseen under the grant supplement work done already by ChildLink under two previous grants totalling €180,000, which were funded from …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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